Wusthof 10" Sharpening Steel
When that time comes that you need to touch up the sharp edge of your Wusthof knife the 10" steel is a good option. The Wusthof 10-inch steel can realign your knife edge quickly and easily. Honing steels are often confused as sharpeners. Your honing steel will re-align your knife edge but will not put a new edge on it. In trying to explain what a honing steel does try to imagine your sharpening steel and your toothbrush. It is a maintenance tool that you use every day. In the case of your knife this would be maintaining the knifes edge. To maintain a sharp knife, you should steel your knife every day. And remember only go to the sharpener once or twice a year.